Academy Award News
Jackie Chan WINS his first Academy Award after ‘breaking so many bones’
Jackie Chan has finally won his first Academy Award – the much awaited one…. Click here to read more
After Salman Khan’s Jai Ho, here’s another film Jai Ho, scripted and produced by AR Rahman!
The Mozart Of Madras has ventured into a new field…
Two-time Academy Award-winning music composer AR Rahman is now donning a different hat and is working on his own screenplay after he felt challenged to try a genre different than music. Click here to read more
10 things you didn’t know about Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Oscar entry film Liar’s Dice-Watch trailer!
The film is India’s official entry to the 87th Academy Awards. Here are some unknown facts related to the film
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa’s Liar’s Dice has become India’s official entry to the Oscars in the category of Best Foreign Language Film. Geethu Mohandas’ Hindi film Liar’s Dice, has been selected by a pre-appointed 12-member jury, which was headed by director T Hariharan. There are loads of facts that are yet unknown to the common man. So we decided to bring some of them to our reader. Here is a list of 10 unknown facts about the film: Click here to read more
Nawazuddin Siddhiqui and Geetanjali Thapa’s Liar’s Dice gets selected for Oscars
Geethu Mohandas’ National Award winning film becomes India’s official entry to the 87th Academy Awards
National Award winning Hindi film Liar’s Dice, starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India’s entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. Click here to read more
Shah Rukh Khan remembers Devdas on the 12th anniversary of the film
Calling Devdas his most favourite film till date, superstar Shah Rukh Khan on Saturday thanked the cast and crew on the 12th anniversary of the film
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus, which was released on July 12, 2002, starred Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit, Jackie Shroff besides the 48-year-old actor. Click here to read more
Uday Chopra: Nicole Kidman wants to shoot in India
After Jeetendra, now Gulzar to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award!
The famous lyricist, poet, author and filmmaker will also receive the highest cinema award this year
Gulzar has been selected to get the 2013 Dadasaheb Phalke award. If we recall a few days back Jeetendra was also selected for the same award. The Dadsaheb Phalke award is India’s highest award for an individual for their contribution towards Indian cinema. It is annually given by the Government of India. Click here to read more
Viacom18 to release Academy Award winners Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly’s film Noah in India!
Black Swan filmmaker Aronofsky has certainly left the audience looking forward to the grand cinematic experience
Director Darren Aronofsky’s Noah boasts of a stellar cast, comprising of Academy Award winners Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly as Noah and his wife, Naameh. It also features Oscar Award winner Anthony Hopkins and the Harry Potter actor, Emma Watson Click here to read more
Which relationship of Matthew McConaughey did his film Dallas Buyers Club affect?
McConaughey sees career reinvention as natural transition
Matthew McConaughey, who has been associated with romantic-comedies for long, says he decided to play AIDS patient in Dallas Buyers Club because he wanted to ‘shake up’ his relationship with his ‘career’. He has received his first Oscar nomination for Dallas Buyers Club. Click here to read more
Dallas Buyers Club and Non Stop to release along with Shaadi Ke Side Effects this Friday!
Apart from big Bollywood release there are some other interesting Hollywood and regional films that hit the theatres this Friday, here take a pick and decide which movie would you like to watch
Vidya Balan- Farhan Akhtar starrer Shaadi Ke Side Effects hits the theatres this Friday, apart from this film there are other treats for cinema lovers. Hollywood films Dallas Buyers Club, Non-Stop and Marathi film Anuradha too will release. Here’s a sneak peek at these movies and a quick review that might just help you make your pick. Click here to read more
Oscar-winning actor Maximilian Schell passes away
Schell died after “a sudden and serious illness”
Actor Maximilian Schell, who won an Academy Award for his performance in Judgment at Nuremburg, passed away Jan 31 in a hospital in Innsbruck, Austria, reports hollywoodlife.com. . He was 83. Click here to read more
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in his New York apartment
Hoffman was found unconscious with a hypodermic needle in his arm late Sunday morning by a screenwriter in the bathroom of his apartment
Oscar-winning US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday at his New York City apartment in Manhattan, Xinhua quoted a New York Police Department source as saying. Media reports that the 46-year-old actor, who won an Oscar for the film Capote, died of an apparent drug overdose. However, the cause of his death is still not officially disclosed. Click here to read more
Irrfan Khan: Bollywood is known as ‘item number’ abroad
Indian cinema needs to speak a universal language and change the world’s perception about Bollywood being an item number, says Irrfan Khan, who has been in the news for his work in the highly acclaimed low-budget film- The Lunchbox.
“We cannot continue being known as item number filmmakers. Bollywood is known as an item number, and we have to change that. Click here to read more
Indian cinema shouldn’t try to imitate Hollywood: Asghar Farhadi
The Iranian filmmaker, whose film The Past was screened at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival, says Indian films shouldn’t lose their originality
Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, known for Oscar-winning film A Separation, Monday said that Indian cinema shouldn’t try to imitate Hollywood or European cinema, but continue catering to everybody. Click here to read more
15th Mumbai Film Festival to celebrate real spirit of cinema
The renowned film fest begins October 17 and will go on till October 24, 2013
With over 200 films across nine sections from over 65 countries and an impressive lineup of academic events – the 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Thursday promises to not just entertain movie aficionados but celebrates the true spirit of cinema as well. Click here to read more